After having just finished a book by Jimmy Buffet entitled A Salty Piece of Land, I got to thinking about who I would rather be: Jimmy Buffet or Warren Buffet?
Considering my surroundings at the moment, a beautiful sunny beach on the coast of South America, the decision was really a “no-brainer”.
I then imagined Jimmy, setting down his Margarita, pondering this question, and, with a sly smile (they are friends after all), penning his responses on a bar napkin…
10 Reasons Why I Would Rather Be Me Than Warren
- My cocaine days are behind me.
- My best friend is not Bill Gates.
- I look good when I wear a suit. Wait, I’ve never worn a suit!
- I wrote a book called A Pirate Looks at 50. He wrote a book called Lessons for Corporate America???.
- I can’t spend all the money that I have anyway. Refer to #1.
- Where would you rather live: Margaritaville or Omaha?
- My followers have a name.
- People don’t want me dead.
- All of these girls actually know me.
- I eat my Cheeseburger in Paradise.
Who would you rather be? Comment below…
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